Man fighting for life after being stabbed in Queensbury

18 September 2019, 22:14

Police were called at approximately 6:30pm
Police were called at approximately 6:30pm. Picture: David Nathan
Nick Hardinges

By Nick Hardinges

A man in his twenties is in a critical condition and has been airlifted to hospital following a stabbing in north-west London.

The man was found at 6:30pm after being stabbed in Eton Grove Open Space in Queensbury, Metropolitan Police have confirmed.

An air ambulance helicopter landed in the park to rush him away to East London hospital for treatment and several police cars and ambulances were also at the scene.

He is said to be fighting for his life, with his next of kin being informed.

A crime scene remains in place and police have been granted additional stop and search powers until midnight in Queensbury and Kenton.

The park is located in the Brent part of Queensbury, just south of the station and west of the Morrisons supermarket.

No arrests have been yet been made.

A man is in a critical condition after stabbing in Eton Grove Open Space park
A man is in a critical condition after stabbing in Eton Grove Open Space park. Picture: Google

A Met Police statement said: "Police were called at approximately 6.30pm on Wednesday, September 18, to reports of a man stabbed in Eton Grove open space, Queensbury.

"Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and the man, believed aged in his 20s, was air lifted to an east London hospital for treatment; he remains there in a critical condition.

"Next of kin have been informed. Enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing.

"Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact officers at the North West Command Unit on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6796/18Sept. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."